Unai Emery assures Arsenal fans of second leg victory over BATE Borisov

Promise Amadi By Promise Amadi
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Arsenal suffered a shocking 1-0 defeat against Bate Borisov in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 clash at Borisov Arena.

Stanislav Dragun scored in the 45-minute when he nodded home Igor Stasevich’s free-kick

But, in 85 minute, Alexandre Lacazette was sent off for elbowing Aleksandar Filipovic, thereby reducing Arsenal to 10-men.

However, Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, still believes that the Gunners have an opportunity of qualifying for the next round when they face Bate Borisov next week.

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Speaking after the match, he said: “I trust in our players and I trust in our stadium and supporters. There are two matches”.

“Tonight’s match is important but we can’t [be knocked out in it], we are going to play a second match next week. I trust in our work to prepare for the next match and to have a different result in Emirates Stadium.”

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